Nairobi and Kampala have commenced talks to strengthen the trade relationships between the two East African nations, looking at key commodities like sugar, maize and milk that have recently been affected by policies rolled out by Kenya.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has named Finance minister Dr. Phillip Mpango, 63, as the new Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
His name was presented to parliament for approval on Tuesday after Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan nominated him.
Uganda’s Government has postponed the launch of the multibillion petroleum projects due to the death of Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Dr. Hassan Wasswa Galiwango, the new Ugandan high commissioner to Kenya on Wednesday presented his credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi.
Galiwango replaces Phibby Otaala Awere who resigned to contest in the NRM primaries for Woman MP Tororo District.
As they wait four more countries needed to reach the threshold of 14 ratifications required to enable the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) enter into force, ministers from the tripartite group have set June 2021 as the deadline.
Airstrikes carried out by Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) troops killed over 31 al-Shabab terrorists and left 71 others with life-threatening injuries near the towns of Mishani-Beladamin.
The operation according to our sources was carried out on Wednesday, February 17.
Following numerous concerns raised by various stakeholders, EALA has today withdrawn the EAC Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Bill, 2017, paving way for the Committee on General Purpose to re-draft the said legislation afresh.
The East African Legislative Assembly has urged the EAC Council of Ministers to cause Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) to embark on the process of harmonization of Partner States’ policies and laws appertaining to the Lake Victoria Basin.
Construction works on the key strategic roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are set to commence next week. Last year, Government of Uganda and DRC signed an agreement to work together on key road networks connecting the two countries.
The East African Legislative Assembly has reconsidered and approved the EAC Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2020/21, amounting to USD97,669,708, at a Special Sitting held virtually. With it, the Assembly further enacted the recommitted EAC Appropriation Bill, 2020.